The Maadi Hotel is a high-rise 16-storey building located beside the river Nile in Cairo's cosmopolitan Maadi district. There are 147 guestrooms which feature simple decor with large panoramic windows wood furnishings including coffee tables chairs and writing desks free- standing lamps soft-tone bedside lamps and patterned fabrics. Suites also have separate living areas with sofas and all rooms include air conditioning satellite television minibars and safes. The Regency Restaurant is the hotel's main dining area open for breakfast and dinner and offering a buffet selection of dishes deriving from International cuisine. The hotel has a roof garden that overlooks the entire city from the hotel's lofty vantage point with an outdoor rooftop swimming pool and sun loungers and parasols. There is a also a sauna massage room and fitness centre. In the lobby there is a pastry shop where guests can get light snacks and drinks throughout the day and 24-hour room service is offered. Conferences and banquets can also be accommodated by the hotel with the ballroom able to hold up to 100 guests. There are also three other rooms for smaller-scale meetings and audiovisual facilities are available upon request for presentations. The city has a wealth of attractions for visitors. Egyptian and Coptic churches are located 10 and 15 kilometres from the hotel. The Khan el Khalili Bazaars have been operating since the 14th century and are also 15 kilometres from the hotel and the pyramids of Giza are 22 kilometres from the hotel. Cairo International Airport is 35 kilometres (22 miles) from the airport.